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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Augult 14, 1971 YOUNGSTERS TAKE REFUGE FROM RIOTING Youngsters in a party ot ihe dock in Liverpool Friday, They are taking refuge in England from of 82 protestant "refugees" from violence in Northern Ireland are shown the rioling. They had just disembarked from the Steamer Ulster Queen. Troops, gun-runners clash BELFAST (CP) British I away that "the fight goes troops fought a gun battle with a gang suspcelcd to be smug- gling arms across the Irish Re- public border today and began an all out hunt for its defiant leader. The army said six of the gun- runners were wounded or killed during the 45-muuite battle. The search was for Joe Cahill. a gup.nilla chieftain who met reporters openly under the apses of patrolling British sol- diers. Squads of soldiers slopped cars, prowled teck Greets and looked into houses for Caliill. Northern Ireland's most-wanted man. The leader of the Provisional wing of the outlawed Irish Re- publican the "em- erald pimpernel" by one British under- ground in a sudden ending to his dramatic news conference in Belfast Friday. GOES ON' As a British general was say- big that the IRA has been "vir- tually Cahill was (el- ing a news conference two miles and that the IRA has sufficient arms and ammunition to keep up guerrilla warfare. Brig. Marston Tickell, British chief of staff in Northern Ire- land, told a news conference Friday the army has inflicted some 50 IRA casualties this week and jailed more than 230 terrorisls. Ticfcell seemed embarrassed by the clandestine news confer- ence that went on as he spoke to llie press. He said today: "We did not find out about the meeting long enough before to disturb it earlier." Fighting broke out in London- derry at dawn when armed bull-dozers moved in to knock down guerrilla barricades in the Roman Catholic Bogside and Creggan Estate districts. The residents fell back before a tear-gas barrage but rebuilt the barricades when troops moveJ away. Seven arrests were made In Portadown after a stone-throw- ing Uiltle and than a dozen shots peppered the Bel- leek police station in County Fermanagh today. No one was hurt. The military said it is not con- fident of finding any terrorist casualties alter the battle with the smuggling gang, The TRJ usually carries its dead an wounded away from the battl field to avoid police trouble fo their next of kin. Top Tory pledges police act repeal EDMONTON (CP) A Pro- gressive Conservative govern- ment in Alberta would "dra- matically change the direction of the province both in tnterpro- vincial affairs and with Ot- party leader Peter Lougheed said Friday. He attacked the Social Credi government's p o 1 i ci e s health, education and polic matters. He said his party would n peal the police act and rcplao it with a new one after making a study. Conservative polic' would be In line with sugges ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Flaming i nmoonitf man Tliu ream i RoUxngni Special Events Cirevan now. Tie Cinvan, with ill public tdJreis system end modem stage facilltiii il milible frtt of clwgs by writing to: Promotion Dapartment, Rothmant ol Pall Mall Canada limited, 3401 811 SBiel South Eitt Dalggrf J SATURDAY AUGUST 11 and SUNDAY AUGUST 15 -Oldman River Crafts Festival, sponsored by Messenger, Indian Battle Park starting at 10 a.m. each day. Featured attraction is the Festifair Opportunities for Youth Group from Edmonon. SATURDAY, AUGUST 14 Order of Moose, social and dance, 9 p.m. in Moose Hall, members and invited guests, Music by Longacres Orchestra. SUNDAY, AUGUST 15 .-Minus One Club, family picnic at Lake- Newell near Brooks, Pot Luck Lunch. Meet at 9 a.m. at Civic Centre. -Concert, Henderson Lake Park, The Point of Interest will play from 2-4 p.m. MONDAY, AUGUST 16 and THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 of Lethbridge Recreation Department Bicycle Safety Classes, Wilson Jr. High School, Alan Watson School, Lions Centen- nial Park, 2-4 p.m., free, children 5-10 years old. Register at any Fun Club location. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST IS and THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 Horticultural Show, Exhibition Grounds Wednesday noon-10 p.m. nnd Thurs- day, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Tho Rolhman's Weekly Calendar of Event! Il a icrvicj lhal l> provided free of charao lo all non-profit organiratloni In the area. In order (hat your orgsnizotlon'i events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary informa- tion by mail pleoso to MRS. HEIEN KOVACS, The felhbridoe Herald SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 -Chinook Outdoor Club, Climbing Technique School for beginners and experienced climb- ers, meets at 7 a.m. at Bear Hump, Waterton Park, Leader Bruno Matteotli. SUNDAY, AUGUST 22 -Chinook Outdoor Club, climb Forum Peak near Cameron Lake, meet 7 a.m. at Camer- on Lake Campground, Waterton Park. DAILY -Nikfca Yuko Centennial Garden, 3 p.m. Alexander Gait Museum, 10 to p.m. Monday through Saturday, Sunday 2-5 p m. Fort Whoop-Up Compound and Mine Train, Indian Battle Park. to 8 p.m. Mile Drop-In Centre, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all statutory and public holidays. VVKUKLY Outdoor Club meet 9 a.m. every Sunday for those interested in moderate hikes in close proximity to or within city. For further information call 328-7205, 327- 0630 or 327-755D. timis that local governments have the right to appoint then- police commissions. Under the new police ac passed July 1. Edmonton has five-man commission appointee by the government. Mr. Lougheed said a Conser valive government would main tain the health department a a separate agency, improve ambulance service and intro- duce mobile school rooms rural areas where children arc taken long distances by bus. When asked whether he was swinging the Conservative par ty more to the left, Mr. Loug heed said he is more to the left on social matters "in the sense that some people have re- ferred to me as a liberal-conser- vative but on economic matters I'm a strong free-enterprise Conservative. The best tobacco money can buy 20-mile limit wanted CALGARY (CP) A coro- ner's jury recommended Fri- lay that speed limits in resi- lential sections of the city be reduced to 20 miles an hour rom 30 miles an hour. The jury had investigated the deaJi of Guiseppe Spolentini, who was struck by a car af- er he ran from between park- ed vehicles near his home Jime 26. The jury also recommended hat in car-pedestrian accidents he police ga.-age staff made braking skid tests under the me conditions as the acci- dent. The tests would help de- ermine the speed of the ve- hicle at the time of the acci- dent. No blame was attached in the child's death. Another recommendation sent to city council in July elso uggested speed limits in resi- dential sections be lowered to 20 miles an hour. Crown drops charges MONTREAL (CP) Mor than 3D persons arrested la: October under tha War Mei sures Act had charges droppet Friday by the Crown. Registered letters were sen to 32 persons advising them tha it had dropped charges lai under the War Measures Act. The act was invoked Oct. 1 to fight terrorism after the kid nappings of British diploma James Cross Oct. 5 and Pierr Laporte, former Quebec labo minister, Oct. 10. Mr. Laporte waa found dea Oct. 18 and Mr. Cross was re- leased Dec. 4. All were facing a variety o charges laid under the War Measures Act, including mem bership in the Fronts de Libera :ion du Quebec which claimec responsibility for the kidnap pings. SOME HELD MONTHS Many of them had spent sev era! months in jail before beinj granted bail. Persons against whom the Crown dropped charges in- clvde: Michel Chartrand, Robert jemieux, Charles Gagnon, Jean ioisjoly, Gilles and Raympnc lormier, Robert Langevin lean-Luc Arene. Pierre Beau- champ, Jean-Francois Brossin, 'ierre Carrier, Gerard Lach- ince, Andre Lavoie, Gilles ,'Esperance, Clement Roy, Luc Damson, Arthur Vachon, Lise Balcer, Lisc Rose, Andree Fer- etti, Frederick Vickerson, Pol- ean Cliantraine, Gerard Pelle- Jocelyne Despatie, Pierre Bourrct, Jean-Jacques Leroiot, Daniel Seguin, Helene Audet, i n e 11 e Courcelies, Jacques eoffroy, Francois Roux and Bcvlrand Simard. Wearly 500 persons were ar- rested under the War Measures ict hut only about 60 were hargod. 'a trice Munsel jgus for role NEW YORK (AP) Opera lar Patrice Munsel has igncd to star in a Broadway musical based on the life of writer Dorothy Parker. Mate- ial for the show as acquired rom the estate of Miss Parker. ans all for staging in the fall f next year. COME YOUNG UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. CAP) Singapore's ambassa- dors to the UN come young. The new one, Shunrmigam Jayaku- mar. is 31. His predecessor, Tommy Thong Bee Koh, was 30 when he started. BOSTON (AP) Jaiz singer Ella FiljgcraM can expect to regain useful vision after cata- ract surgery in both eyes, say specialists a t Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Miss Fitzgerald, 53, is scheduled to be discharged from the infir- mary today then fly to Los An- gclcs to rest. NOW at town chef Our Delightful SMORGASBORD AVAIIAB1E ON WEDNESDAY EVENING lo p.m. SATURDAY EVENING to p.m. Adulli 2.25 Children Undor 12 1.50 Town Chef Profouional Acroll from Parnmounl Thaalrft Garbage conflict may end OTTAWA (CP) The city's week-long garbage ctrike-lock- out appears to be Hearing settle- ment. An agreement in princi- ple was announced Friday be- tween Ottawa Disposal System Ltd. and its 92-member local o the Canadian Union o[ Publi Employees. Victor Rcott, provincial me- diator in the conflict, also tol reporters that both partie agreed to a second 24-hour mor atorium on garbage collection stemming the threat of increas ed picket-line violence Satur day. A similar one-day pause collections was agreed to to Thursday. But when the trucks, drive mostly by young, newly-hiret non-union employees, left com pany garages Friday, scuffle on the picket line broke out. Three striker SIM two of the union sympathizer on the arrested. Police also confiscated poten tlal weapons, Including bascbal bats, from the trucks. The union accused the com pany of hiring "goons anc thugs" as strike-breakers. The potential for violence had risen Friday with the commit ment from the Ottawa associa tion of building trades unions t reinforce the picket line Satur day. LINE WAS BIG The line bad already swellei to several hundred with sympa thkers from other unions and socialist youth groups. No details of the agreement In principle were announced Frl day. The two parties are lo Iron out the details at a Eunda. morning meeting. Union mem bers will likely judge on the contract Sunday night. With the pact sealed, refuse collection could resume Mm day. The big Issues In the dispute ore wages, length of the con- ract and the division of work between drivers and loaders. The union originally sought a one-year contract bringing raurly rates for drivers to rom and for loaders to 3.47 from The company originally of- fered raises to and over B three-year contract. The parlies appeared to come loser to sc-tllement Thursday, when the union offered to take a wo-year contract and the com- >any agreed then, and again "gy night, to stop atempts to penetrate picket lines. Ottawa Mayor Ken Fogarty igreed to both moratoriums, 'Rich reached the company's contract with the city to collect ;arbage. The dispute involved only res- dential garbage. Commercial trash is collected by a different contractor. Lethbridge Gyro Club CIRCUS EXHIBITION GROUNDS TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. Sunday, Aug. 15 and p.m. Family ticks! Includes 2 odulti and 2 children Individual Ticket! each at the groundi IL NEW EDITION GATTI CHARLES DOZENS OF FEATURES MERIT MASrfRS OF MIRTH AMAZINQ AGUE ACHOBAfS CHAMPION EQUILIBRISTS GATTI-CHARLES ELEEHAWIS FATHER'S RIACTION Arthur Krause, 19- year-old daughter Allison wai one of four students slain ot Kenl University in May, sits at o table In his Friday evening He has amassed a large amount of In- formation regarding the ilayings and says the Justico Department'i decision against future prosecutions of guardsmen Is a "political whitewash." M ABOVE ZERO AT Weather and road report NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET .lihrldge...... 81 50.. ledicine Hat 'incher Creek :algary Edmonton ianff.......' Grande Prairie :ocky Mtn. House 'rince Rupert [amloops...... 'ancouver..... enticton Mnce Albert askatoon ivift Current orth Bay......67 egina.........68 "innipeg.......66 River...... 65 oronto.........Rl tUwa........75 Tonlreal ........7G luebec.........73 as Vegas......102 74 61 80 47 69 50 59 49 82 47 60 50 .59 .48.. 60 52 95 63 69 57 97 58 62 43 50 63 .01 Los Angeles.....85 67 Miami.........84 75 New York.......82 65 San Diego 83 72 San Francisco .63 54 Honolulu........87 74. Mexico City.....77 55 68 Paris..........73 59 London.........66 59 55 Madrid........93 64 Moscow.........84 63 Tokyo..........90 78 FORECASTS Lcthbrlrfge-Mcdtcine Hit Today: Sunny. Lowi tonight 50-55. Sunday: Sunny. Highl near 80. Risk of hall. Calgary Mostly sunny to- day. Loire (anight 50-55. Sun- day: Cloudy intervals. Highs near 75. Kootenny, Columbia Today and Sunday: mainly sunny and cooler. Light winds today and Sunday. Highs in the mid-80s; lows tonight near 50. V BEHLEN GRAIN STORAGE TANKS (The qualify king of grain tanks) Sparkling "Woffle Panel" walls for rugged strength "Eove-Seal design lacks roof ond wall lo fill roof fo peak. Available in tizei to fit any grain storage) (yi- lem. -Ask ABOUT OUR 7RADE.GRAIN' or '5-YEAR1 FINANCE PLAN- GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES L CouMi Highway, Lethbridge, Alberta k Phone 327-3165 P.O. Box 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In tho Lclh-1 dry and hi good driving condl- bridge District arc bare and I tlon. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coults 4 hours: Cnnvay 5 a.m. lo II p.m. MSr; Del Bonifa 7 a.m. lo p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 7 a.m. lo 11 p.m.; KinRsfinlo, B.C., 24 ours; Porthill-Rykcrts n run. to midnight. Chid Mountain 6 a.m. o 9 p.m. Wlldhorsc, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 bouri ;